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get mad..." president obama's emotional address to the nation as he outlines his new executive actions on gun control. a local family shares their story and why they support the president's decision. c-e-s offically kicks off this morning. we go inside the convention and how money its expected to bring to the valley. campaining here in the valley! deomcratic candidates are in town today! where they'll be rallying for votes before tonights caucus dinner. good morning i'm maria silva. now it's time to your fox5 weather 24-7 forcast... meteorologist cassandra jones
good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. we get a brief break between systems with showers returning by this afternoon and evening with rain continuing overnight into thursday. we will pick up strong afternoon wind 15- 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph possible. this next system isn't packing as much moisture to rain totals aren't expected to be as impressive but it will be colder & will drop our temps into thursday morning bringing the possibility of snow flurries to some valley locations. we have a winter weather advisories for the mountains for snow levels dropping down to 4000ft by thursday morning with 3-6 inches possible above 5000ft & higher amounts in higher terrain. highs are expected to stay in the low-50s through the week.
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police say 29- year-old shawn glover shot a man to death on new year's day. he faces charges of murder... assault with a deadly weapon ... and an ex-felon in possession of a firearm. officers responded to smokey fog avenue near centennial parkway and walnut. they found the body of 44-year- old patrick fleming with a gunshot wound. police say the two got into some type of fight inside a home before it turned deadly. glover took off before police got there. he was arrested monday afternoon near the fiesta rancho hotel and casino. president obama announced a executive actions to help combat gun violence a local family was the big announcement fox5's miguel martinez-valle has their story. obama "every time i think of those kids i get mad..." president barack obama says the executive actions he announced today arn't meant to take away peoples guns, like some are claiming, theyre meant to fight gun violence obama " and from every family who
their loved one would be taken from our lives by a bullet from a gun." the president invited survivors and the family members of victims of gun violence to his emotional announcement... in the crowd, a local family from henderson who knows the pain of losing a loved one to a bullet all too well... " were not the only ones, its not like were the only ones entitled to feel that, that grief over the loss of especially innocent children " the mohlers lost their 13- year-old daughter brooklyn mae mohler to gun fire back in 2013, when she was shot and killed at a friends house by accident with an unsecured gun. " i was the first person on the scene trying to administer cpr and it was hopeless, so you know i feel very passionatly about this." obama "if a child can't open a bottle of aspirin, we should make sure they can't pull a trigger on a gun." gun safety technology is just one of the points in the presidents
requires gun sellers to provide background checks and expands the background check system it adds more than 200 atf agents to help with the enforcement of gun laws already in place and gives 500 million dollars towards treatment for mental illness . the mohlers say for them this isnt a partisan issue, its personal, and they hope these actions and gun education can help prevent more deaths like their daughter's. miguel martinez- valle fox 5 news local las vegas. the mohlers says they are gun owners themselves, and aren't against owning guns, but they think the presidents actions could help prevent more tragedies. the u-n security council meets today to address north korea's claim that it has tested a hydrogen bomb. north korea televised the announcement of the test. followed by images of its leader kim jong un signing the order for it. the test could take days to confirm, but u-s officials say they are aware of a seismic event in the vicinity of a known nuclear test site. the u-s
says the event measured five- point-one in magnitude. a friend of one of the san bernardino attackers is scheduled to appear in a california court this morning. enrique marquez is accused of conspiring with sayed farook to provide material support to terrorists marquez also faces two counts of making false statements when one count of marriage fraud, making a false immigration paperwork. authorities rifles for farook and his wife to use attack in san bernardino on december 2nd that killed 14 people and injured 22 others.. the bundy-led protestors occupying government buildings in oregon say they're staying put. nevada rancher cliven bundy's son ammon is leading the group. some are calling him a hypocrite, after it came out that he borrowed more than a half million dollars from a federal loan program in 2010. bundy used the money to fund his valet fleet service. he explained how
stance against the federal government. " (ammon bundy, militia leader) "i believe that there are roles in which the federal government has to pay, right? and that was an sba loan and i took that loan and that was an effort in assisting the people in using their rights." investigators and the f-b-i say for now, they'll wait out this situation, and they'll intervene if it becomes violent. the consumer electronics show officially starts today... welcoming hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world. fox five's rachel moore gives us a sneak peak at some of the new technology being showcased. jeff joseph, senior vp of communications for cta:it's like the day before christmas, right? it's like christmas eve. everyone is so excited to get going an ready for the real thing. dozens and dozens of crews are unpacking, laying down carpet and building their booths for the annual consumer electronics show. 3,600 companies are invited to unveil their newest and coolest inventions for 2016. gary shapiro, president ceo cta/owner producer of ces: robots, drones, driverless
wearable devices, healthcare, you name it! ces is the largest tradeshow in north america and the las vegas convention center's biggest show of the year. attracting more than 165,000 visitors from around the world, ces generates 140 million dollars in the local economy. heidi hayes, lvcva spokesperson: that will leave an economic impact of about 140 million dollars. so it's a great way to start the year, and it kind of sets the path for the convention season. ces also having an impact on the local community. over the years the consumer technology assoication has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to las vegas in grants to local schools for sustainability efforts. this year they gave $20,000 dollars to green our planet, touro university and they announced a new partnership with education techonology company everfi for a special community electronics recycling program. mayor carolyn goodman: there is no other organization that does so much for our city on a regular basis. always looking for something new and nice. and the sentiment goes both ways. shapiro: there's no place better than las vegas, especially if the convention center would
visitors, because we're at capacity right now. rachel moore -- fox five news -- local -- las vegas. this year the convention is using 2.4 million square feet of exhibit space -- that's about 50 football fields -- and that's up 250- thousand from last year -- and they expect the show to continue growing as the las vegas convention center expands. c-e-s opens runs through saturday. nevada was one of the first states to test electric and self-driving cars. now state officials are figuring out what the rules will be, once those cars are on the road. "it's the future. i want nevada to be on ground floor of new developments for new technologies. its no secret autonomous vehicles systems will be a part of that future of transportation. " auto-testers and transportation officials began working on plans for the cars
testing ground for google and daimler freightliner... and it's recently attracted billion dollar investments from telsa motors and faraday future. with these electric car companies coming to nevada, the state will need tens of thousands of new housing units for workers to live. tesla is building its factory near sparks, and of course, faraday future is coming to north las vegas. thousands of workers will move to nevada to fill these jobs. according to curbed-dot-com... nevada will need at least 40 thousand single family homes, apartments, and condos to meet this demand. many out of state builders are already trying to jump in and get these homes built. curbed-dot-com says local builders have been more hesitant because of the recession. today is a busy day for the democratic presidential candidates here in nevada. hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley are all holding campaign events before their dinner party with senator harry reid. clinton will visit supporters in
then tour the culinary academy of las vegas. sanders will hold a rally at the tropicana wednesday afternoon. and o'malley will hold a question and answer session thursday morning with the economic club of las vegas at caesars palace. tonight, the three will attend the first in the west caucus dinner at the m-g-m grand resort. donald trump is also coming back to nevada. he'll hold a rally on sunday, at the reno events center. pedestrians continue to died on our valley roads. but the state's planning to spend millions to make roads safer for deers. and that has many upset. we hear from a mother who lost her son in auto-pedestrian accident. packing up! solar city is leaving nevada. how the closure will affect
cassandra jones with fox5. we get a brief break between systems with showers returning by this afternoon and evening with rain continuing overnight into thursday. we will pick up strong afternoon wind 15- 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph possible. this next system isn't packing as much moisture to rain totals aren't expected to be as impressive but it will be colder & will drop our temps into thursday morning bringing the possibility of snow flurries to some valley locations. we have a winter weather advisories for the mountains for snow levels dropping down to 4000ft by thursday morning with 3-6 inches possible above
pedestrians died on valley roads last year. the state plans to spend millions of dollars to make the road safer to cross... but not for people. deer crossings... people are not happy about this... fox 5s cyndi lundeberg shares more on this debate. you'd think with the deadly year pedestrians have had... the state would be spending had... the state would be spending money to make roadways more safe... but you might be surprised to find out theyre actually spending millions... but its going to making roads safer for deer... for sherri bush... keeping people safe along las vegas roadways is her life mission... and deeply personal... my son was a pedestrian fatality on february 13th then the doctor came out and said he didnt make it bush tells fox 5 she believes the state transportation safety board should be using state funds to build more crosswalks... beginning this year nevada will spend 14 million dollars on deer crossings... i just do not want my nightmare to become anyone elses
underpasses for deer will be built along highway 80... wildlife conservationists say the crossings are proven to save lives... throughout the country every 26 seconds a person hits a deer with their car. there is also a significant public safety issue we have completed deer crossigns in northern nevada and its estimated 7000 deer were stopped from crossing interstate 80 wildlife conservatonists... say saving human lives and animal lives go hand in hand... if we can save human lives by protecting deer then thats a good thing but for bush... she wants the focus to remain on saving human lives first... i would never want anyone to experience the pain that i did those deer crossings are scheduled to be finished by spring 2017. governor brian sandoval also commented on the project he said while those crossings may be important he felt
money. cyndi lundeberg fox 5 new local las vegas. sherri bush says metro showed a minute long public service announcemenet... warning pedestrians to use crosswalks. and that next month she will be working with u-n- l-v's traffic center on a study to make boulder highway more safe. solar city is packing up and leaving nevada. this comes just two weeks after the public utilities commission voted to hike fees for their customers... and reduce the amount they would be compensated for producing extra energy. solar city says the new rules hurt existing customers because they estimate their bills will soar by 50 percent at least, which also prevents any new customers from wanting to buy panels. "now its all be stopped now i dont know right now were waiting on to see what jobs are goign to be offered and were were going to be transferring to right now i dont know." solar companies are shutting down across nevada
love them or hate them.... people can't stop using selfie sticks. the device helps people catch the perfect picture... without leaving anyone out. one man decided to use his selfie stick to play a little prank on some of his co- workers. he walked around the office... pretending to snap a quick shot... but instead he was recording. their reactions.... when they didn't know they were being taped... are good for a laugh.
straight ahead on fox5 news this plenty more straight ahead on fox5 news this morning... including a nice fox5 news this morning... including a nice little drive that got real scary... real fast! see the video that has this driver thanking his lucky stars. and... more than 20- thousand innovative products on display at c-e-s. we're live inside showing you some
"the criminals are gonna get the guns no matter what and they're gonna get them easier than we get them." president obama's executive action on guns has people on both sides digging in... and the real winner is this?? the companies who sell guns. hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley all back in vegas! where you can meet the democratic presidentical candidates and the issues they'll be addressing. 170,000 people... and 20,000 new toys... it's a gadget geek paradise here in las vegas this week... we are live at ces all morning long. good morning i'm dave hall.